TYPES OF PPHTYPES OF PPH
Primary PPH:Primary PPH:
Immediate bleeding, orImmediate bleeding, orwithin first 24 hours, after delivery. It iswithin first 24 hours, after delivery. It isthe most important variety as it isthe most important variety as it isassociated with acute blood loss thatassociated with acute blood loss thatmay be life threatening.may be life threatening.
Secondary PPH:Secondary PPH:
Bleeding which isBleeding which isdelayed > 24 hours, and till the end of delayed > 24 hours, and till the end of puerperium. It is uncommon, thepuerperium. It is uncommon, thebleeding tends to be mild and chronic,bleeding tends to be mild and chronic,and may even present as aand may even present as agynaecological problem.gynaecological problem.